Local Attractions

An Area Filled with Things to Do!

Villa Rossa Chalet provides easy access to the wide variety of attractions/activities that the Blue Mountain/Collingwood and surrounding area have to offer. Ranging from a short walk, to a twenty minute drive away, your stay at Villa Rossa Chalet will be an exciting, and interesting one.

Check out our list of local attractions:

THE VILLAGE AT BLUE MOUNTAINThe village at blue mountain is full of exciting activities by day and quiet relaxing evenings. The nightlife includes pubs, clubs, and bars with a large social body so you can dance the night away and enjoy your stay.
Village at Blue Mountain
ELVIS FESTIVALAn annual event, the Collingwood-hosted Elvis Festival is a fun, musical tribute to the King himself. Festival takes place July 24th-26th, please visit the following website for details.
MOUNTAIN BIKING/HIKINGThe surrounding landscape of the Blue Mountain area makes it an ideal location for outdoor activities such as mountain biking and hiking. The nearby Bruce Trail will provide endless satisfaction to those who like to spend time outdoors.
Blue Mountain Biking
BAY AREA GOLFING Enjoy a day golfing with friends or family at one of the finest area selections of golf courses in Ontario. In the immediate surrounding area professional golf courses such as Monterra, Duntroon Highlands, Batteaux Creek, Baywood and Meaford ensure that you can satisfy your golfers itch.
WASAGA BEACHLocated a short 20 minute drive away is downtown Wasaga beach, often argued to be Canada's nicest sand-bottom beach. With a large variety of activities including; swimming, seadoo rental, beach-front shopping, clubbing, mini-putt, waterslides, driving ranges, and motocross trails a trip to Wasaga Beach will not be your last.
www.wasagabeach.com
BLUE MOUNTAIN SKIING Enjoy a day skiing the slopes, downhill or leisurely. Blue Mountain accomodates all skill levels, with slopes ranging from beginner to advanced (halfpipe and terrain park) and is sure to be a highlight.
www.bluemountain.ca
EXCITING SUMMER EXPERIENCESFor more information on plenty of exciting summer activities in the surrounding area, please visit the following website:
Exciting Summer Experiences!
SCENIC CAVES NATURE ADVENTURESGuarenteed to be an exciting and eye-opening experience, the scenic caves locates just off of mountain road put on magnificient display the caves and caverns of resulting millions of years of glacial ice. Also offered are cross-country skiing, zip cable gliding and suspension bridge adventures.
Open daily May to Oct. Adults $17, seniors $15, youth $13, children under age 5 free (rates may vary depending on activity). On Scenic Caves Rd. west of Collingwood (off Mountain Road, look for the signs), 705-446-0256.
www.sceniccaves.com
EXCITING WINTER EXPERIENCESFor more information on plenty of exciting winter activities in the surrounding area, please visit the following website:
Exciting Winter Experiences!
PLUNGE AQUATIC CENTERFor families that love aquatics and everything to do with water, the Plunge! Aquatic Center is the perfect choice for a fun filled holiday.
Please visit Plunge! Aquatic Center for more information.
CRANBERRY RESORT- HORESBACK RIDING A variety of horse-riding activites, from guided adventures to pony rides, and horse-drawn carriages.
Trail rides, $29.50; wagon rides, $3.75-$8.30. Located at Cranberry Resort, west of Collingwood off Hwy. 26, 705-445-6590.
TENNIS Monterra Tennis - Located at Village base of Blue Mountain, the Monterra Tennis dome features 5 omni courts available for play all year round.

Thomson Tennis School - Tennis camps for adults and children of any experience level running May through September.

Oakview Woods - Located in Wasaga Beach, this public facility offers outdoor tennis, free of charge. For more info, contact Wasaga Beach Parks & Recreation at 705-429-0412
SEADOO RENTALSIn need of some high-powered, high-speed water excitement? Seadoo rental is the perfect choice for you! please visit SEADOO Rentals for more information.
ELMVALE JUNGLE ZOOAn exciting experience for wildlife lovers of all ages, the Elmvale Jungle Zoo provides a wonderful environment for those that enjoy watching various exotic animals including tigers and giraffes.
Elmvale Jungle Zoo
THE COLLINGWOOD MUSEUM An illustration of the interesting history of the Collingwood area.
Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 45 St. Paul St., Collingwood, 705-445-4811.
THE MEAFORD MUSEUMFor those with an interest in ship models, the Meaford museum will prove to be worth the trip.
Open daily noon- 5 p.m. 111 Bayfield St., Meaford, 519-538-5974.
NANCY ISLAND HISTORIC SITEWithin the Nottawasaga river, a trade route used by the British Navy in the War of 1812, the Nancy Island Historic Site houses the hull of the vessel Nancy that was destoryed by American warships. This historic site offers reenactments and a variety of interesting activities/artifacts dating back to the early 1800's.
Open weekends until mid-Jun., 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; open daily from mid-Jun. to Labour Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1900 Mosley St., behind Beach Area 2, Wasaga Beach, 705-429-2728,
www.wasagabeachpark.com

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